TODAY | February 18, 2013
>>> coming soon to a store near you, hottest toys from toy fair . more than 1,000 companies showed off their new product at the massive trade show that just wrapped up. stephanie oppenheim is here from toy portfolio with her choices.
>> classics with a twist. you both remember hot wheels , right? this is new and make mees happy because i love hot wheels , too. you're able to make your own hot wheels . pick your color wax, put them in. seven minutes later after it's totally cool, it will emerge.
>> are you serious?
>> like a press and a mold?
>> and you're good to go.
>> this is a car painter?
>> car maker. there we go. marble runs i love. this is from happy, new accelerator. this is the type of toy that gets handed down from generation to generation. it's an open-ended puzzle. you can work on this together. a good one for vacation days like today.
>> drop it in here, that's it, huh?
>> there you go. you can make it however you want to make it.
>> all right.
>> that's a little pricier. this is from hex bugs. they now have little extra -- now that they will go down the tracks and up the tracks because of it.
>> vibrating, is that we're doing?
>> yes, hex. there we go. very cool. now conception toys --
>> hey, hey, hey, you know the money you could make with this?
>> steve! it's a children's segment.
>> let me bring you over to barbie land.
>> come on, man.
>> they call them toys.
>> whole new category thanks to lego. very barbie-esque mega blocks . you can see the difference here they light up. led lights which make them loads of fun.
>> wow, what is this?
>> mind storm. probably give him a little something to eat. there we go. and you could build an introduction to robotics.
>> start -- lot of fun. 17 different models of that. also pricey but a wonderful way to introduce your kids. i don't know. what do you think about spy toys? this is a lie detector . put your fingers on here. who wants to try?
>> for real?
>> yeah. this works like a real lie detector .
>> want me to try it?
>> hook it up to your ear over there.
>> the ear?
>> it will tell you here whether -- are you having fun ? it will move over to truth.
>> this is the most fun i've ever had in my life.
>> we're going over to the --
>> let me get that.
>> over here, more from spin master .
>> well, it worked.
>> it worked. okay. this is like what i call the james bond section. here you go. little camera in here, 36 0 degrees. you don't want your little brother or sister coming into the room. you have the laser defense system.
>> come on, really?
>> which will sound. there we go.
>> really quickly, as we go out --
>> they're good to go. this one, hold it on the bottom of your hand. and these are from spin master . they should be flying. yes.
>> mine is flying.
>> there we go.